Shukuru at David Sheldrick Umani Springs Reintegration Unit

Shukuru
Alternative name:Nashukuru
ID Number:
Species: African Bush elephant (Loxodonta africana)
Sex and age:Female ♀ 9 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:David Sheldrick Umani Springs Reintegration Unit
ArrivedDavid Sheldrick Umani Springs Reintegration Unit 2018-06-16
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2017-12-00
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Ithumba
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nairobi nursery 2009-09-03
from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Voi 2009-09-00
from Tsavo National Park
Born:2009-09-00 wild in
Tsavo National Park
Document updated2009-10-14: new record
2018-05-21: transferred back to Nairobi
2018-08-08: transferred to Umani Springs
Rescued and extracted from a manhole on the Mzima – Mombasa Pipeline into which she had inadvertently fallen.

2017: Angela and Robert were present for the move and made the decision to bring SHUKURU back to Nairobi to try to better get on top of her chronic health issues.

2018; Shukuru was moved to our Umani Springs Reintegration Unit on 16th June 2018 from our Nairobi Nursery, after having been brought back from our Ithumba Unit in order to convalesce and benefit from intensive medical attention

Sources, among others

  • https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=1054
  • https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=1096

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